Were you aware that: 45% of adult Australians will experience a mental illness. 1 in 5 will experience a mental disorder in any 12-month period. Mental illness is the leading cause of ‘healthy life’ lost. 3 million Australians will experience a major depressive illness. And our young are most at risk: An astounding 26% of 16-24 ... Read More
Mental Health Social Support (MHSS) is the empathy and care provided by an individual or network to a person with developing mental health concerns. MHSS involves crucial skills that everyone needs. The more people with MHSS skills, the more eyes and ears we have out in our communities able to ... Read More
Figure: Map of Suicide Rates (source: World Health Organization - http://www.who.int/) The following Global and Australian statistics on Mental Health outline the importance of counselling and appropriate mental health care/support in our communities: (Yes, these statistics are frightening - but together we can change them!) Every year, almost one million people ... Read More
The South Australia (Adelaide) AIPC Graduation night was recently held, and it was a great event. Congratulations to the following graduates: Amanda PORTER; Mingyon BIRD; Minnetta HILLAM-LAUBSCH; Angela FITZPATRICK; Marie COLEMAN; Melanie KEELAN; Yasmin POTTS; Julianne LOCKER; Anne SMITH; Sarah HORGAN; Megan MAITLAND; Vicki HILLAM; Tracy PFITZNER; Jacquie CLIFF; Natasha EGYUD; Daryl ... Read More
Below is a list of upcoming professional development courses/events for counsellors and other helping professionals. These events will be held at various locations in Australia.
Hundreds of counsellors, psychologists, social workers, mental health nurses and allied mental health professionals already access over 100 hours of Premium PD online, 24/7, for less than $1... Read More